Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Maiti, S. N.

SNC-Lavalin Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Sachi N. Maiti is the Director of SNM Tech Solutions Inc. in Calgary, Canada. Dr. Maiti worked with Air Liquide Frankfurt (Lurgi AG), Bantrel Toronto, Amec Foster Wheeler Calgary, Reliance Industries Ltd. Mumbai and SNC-Lavalin Mumbai/Calgary. He has more than 30 yr of technical experience in process engineering, integration and optimization, techno-economic feasibility, master planning, LP modeling, circular economy and waste-to-chemicals, project cost estimation, and R&D sectors in the oil and gas, refining and petrochemicals, biodiesel and oil sands industries. He has authored several technical publications in process simulation, optimization and advanced control, investment planning and integration of refinery-petrochemicals complexes. He holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Calcutta, and an MS degree and PhD in advanced process control and optimization from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Maiti can be reached at sachi.snmtech@shaw.ca.

Shape the refinery of the future through integration—Part 2

SNC-Lavalin Inc.: Maiti, S. N.

Part 1 of this article, which appeared in the September issue, discussed various aspects of evaluating options that enable an existing refiner to make investment decisions to optimally diversify into petrochemicals through integration. Part 2 will detail a case study that illustrates the synergies of refinery-petrochemical integration through a propylene recovery unit from an FCC-based refinery, as well as financial, configuration and sensitivity analyses.

Shape the refinery of the future through integration—Part 1

SNC-Lavalin Inc.: Maiti, S. N.

The negative impact of fossil fuels on the environment has become widely accepted, and our global society has begun to focus on alternative fuels. The pollution of the local, regional and global environment has become a primary concern.

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